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News article14 March 2023

Preliminary programme of DIBt Eurocode Conference, 24th May 2023 live and online


The aim of the conference "The second generation Eurocodes: what is new and why?" is to present the opportunities offered by the Second Generation Eurocodes to decision-makers in- and outside the EU, industry associations, engineers, architects, designers, specifiers and other key stakeholders in the construction industry. The event will focus on the next generation Eurocodes and the technical advances they bring.

The event will bring together designers, specifiers, contractors and their respective associations as well as building authorities and regulators both within the EU/EFTA region and worldwide.

Date: 24th May 2023 - Location: DIBt, Kolonnenstr. 30B - 10829 Berlin (hybrid: live and online event)


The preliminary programme has now been released:


          Welcome - Gerhard Breitschaft

          Greetings from the political world - N. N.

09:20 Introduction, basis of structural design

          Overview Eurocodes - Steve Denton

          EN 1990: Basis of structural design - Paolo Formichi

          Eurocode 1: Actions on structures - Nikolaos Malakatas

10:50 Coffee break

11:15 Metal and glass

          Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures - Ulrike Kuhlmann, Markus Knobloch

          Eurocode 9: Design of aluminium structures - Alberto Mandara

          Eurocode 11: Structural glass - Markus Feldmann

12:45 Lunch

13:45 Concrete, steel and concrete, masonry

          Eurocode 2: Design of concrete structures - Hans Rudolf Ganz

          Eurocode 4: Design of composite steel and concrete structures - Stephan Hicks

          Eurocode 6: Design of masonry structures - Rob van der Pluijm

15:15 Coffee break

15:45 Timber, geotechnical and seismic design

          Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures- Stefan Winter

          Eurocode 7: Geotechnical design - Adriaan van Seters

          Eurocode 8: Earthquake resistance design of structures - Philippe Bisch

17:15 Open floor for discussion

17:30 End of the event


The registration procedure will be open by the end of March; information can be found on the DIBt website.


Publication date
14 March 2023
Not associated with a specific Eurocode